Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a hospital operated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. It is one of the department's largest hospitals, serving Harris County, Texas, and 27 surrounding counties.
This cutting-edge hospital building features advanced design and technology providing exceptional training and teaching opportunities for Baylor College of Medicine students, residents, and fellows. MEDVAMC is located on a 118-acre campus, its six-story building is designed with four exterior sections and four atria that contain patio gardens, wheelchair basketball courts, and a rehabilitation pool as well.
Veterans are referred to MEDVAMC for specialized diagnostic care, radiation therapy, surgery, and medical treatment including cardiovascular surgery, ophthalmology, nuclear medicine, and treatment of spinal cord injury and diseases. The majority of physicians at MEDVAMC are Baylor College of Medicine faculty and MEDVAMC serves as a major affiliated teaching center for Baylor College of Medicine trainees.